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Walking the walk

Stations of the Cross help parishioners better relate to Jesus’ final days

By Christie Storm

This article was published March 18, 2017 at 2:08 a.m.

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Station 11 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Little Rock depicts Jesus being nailed to the cross. The 14 stations follow Jesus’ path to the crucifixion.

Station 3 at St. Edward Catholic Church shows Jesus falling as he is forced to carry the cross. The Stations of the Cross are a common devotion during...

Stations of the Cross

1 -- Jesus is condemned to death

2 -- Jesus takes up his cross

3 -- Jesus falls the first time

4 -- Jesus meets his mother

5 -- Simon of Cyrene helps carry the cross

6 -- Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

7 -- Jesus falls a second time

8 -- Jesus meets with the women of Jerusalem

9 -- Jesus falls a third time

10 -- Jesus is stripped of his clothes

11 -- Jesus is nailed to the cross

12 -- Jesus dies on the cross

13 -- The body of Jesus is taken down from the cross

14 -- Jesus is laid in the tomb

Each Friday during Lent, parishioners at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fort Smith walk in the footsteps of Jesus through a devotion known as the Stations of the Cross.

Station 3 at St. Edward Catholic Church shows Jesus falling as he is forced to carry the cross. The Stations of the Cross are a common devotion during...

Stations of the Cross

1 -- Jesus is condemned to death

2 -- Jesus takes up his cross

3 -- Jesus falls the first time

4 -- Jesus meets his mother

5 -- Simon of Cyrene helps carry the cross

6 -- Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

7 -- Jesus falls a second time

8 -- Jesus meets with the women of Jerusalem

9 -- Jesus falls a third time

10 -- Jesus is stripped of his clothes

11 -- Jesus is nailed to the cross

12 -- Jesus dies on the cross

13 -- The body of Jesus is taken down from the cross

14 -- Jesus is laid in the tomb

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